Paying a premium for bank analysts

Nigel Sillis, head of credit research here at Baring Asset Management, is in the market for a new credit analyst. His conversation with our headhunter went something like this:

Nigel: I'd like a new TMT analyst please.

Headhunter: TMT you say. Not many of those around. Fancy broadening the search?

N: How about a bank analyst then?

HH: Ooh ... that'll cost you.

N: Excuse me?

HH: Bank analysts - they're much pricier.

N: Why's that then?

HH: Banks: more difficult aren't they?

While Nigel was delighted t

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: